Greg Cote: Miracle Marlins — the 'Miami Bottom-Feeders' — oust Cubs to advance in NL playoffs

MIAMI — The T-shirts convey the disrespect that surrounded these Miami Marlins entering this strangest of baseball seasons and has fueled them throughout it.MIAMI BOTTOM-FEEDERS, the shirts proclaim.The Marlins wore them during batting practice Friday. That was just before they swept their playoff series at Wrigley Field to advance to next week’s National League Division Series against the waiting Atlanta Braves.Do you respect the Marlins yet, America?The Chicago Cubs do.Miami beat the Cubs, 2-0, on Friday, led by Sixto Sanchez’s five shutout innings and Garrett Cooper’s scoreless-tie-busting …

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